There are 8 ways to get from Thessaloniki to Switzerland by plane, bus and ferry, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly to Zurich  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Zurich (ZRH) SKG - ZRH

$93 - $573

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Fly to Basel  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Thessaloniki (SKG) to Basel (BSL) SKG - BSL

$115 - $297

Bus and ferry, train  •  22 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Thessaloniki to Bologna
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Zürich HB Ec

$209 - $375

Bus and ferry  •  23 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Thessaloniki to Bologna
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Bologna to Zurich

$203 - $290

Bus  •  29 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis to Skopje Zob
  2. Take the bus from Skopje to Zürich

$127 - $189

Night train, train via Skopje  •  38 h 53 min

  1. Take the night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
  2. Take the train from Skopje to Belgrade 334
  3. Take the train from Beograd to Zürich HB En

$156 - $314

Night train, train  •  2 days 14 h

  1. Take the night train from Thessaloniki to Beograd Express
  2. Take the train from Beograd to Zürich HB En

$148 - $265

Drive  •  18 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Thessaloniki to Zürich 1176.9 miles

$280 - $410

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Thessaloniki to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Thessaloniki and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Skopje, Beograd and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38 h 53 min.

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The distance between Thessaloniki and Switzerland is 1362 km. The road distance is 1883.1 km.

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Switzerland without a car is to bus and ferry and train which takes 22 h 1 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to get from Thessaloniki to Switzerland, including transfers.

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Thessaloniki to Switzerland train services, operated by Serbian Railways, depart from Thessaloniki station.

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Switzerland is to fly which takes 5 h 41 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 29 h 26 min.

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The quickest flight from Thessaloniki Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 25 min.

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Switzerland is 1 h behind Thessaloniki. It is currently 1:24 PM in Thessaloniki and 12:24 PM in Switzerland.

Thessaloniki to Switzerland train services, operated by Serbian Railways (ŽS), arrive at Zürich HB station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Thessaloniki to Switzerland is 1883 km. It takes approximately 18 h 35 min to drive from Thessaloniki to Switzerland.

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Map of how to get from Thessaloniki to Switzerland.
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  • Distance: 851.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 41 min

What companies run services between Thessaloniki, Greece and Switzerland?

Swiss, Air Serbia and six other airlines fly from Thessaloniki to Zürich every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Thessaloniki to Zürich via Skopje Zob, Skopje, Zürich, and Zürich HB in around 29 h 26 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Thessaloniki to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,800
Flights from Thessaloniki to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Air Serbia
Website
airserbia.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Zurich via Belgrade
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $2,100
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Zurich via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Basel
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Thessaloniki to Basel via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$22 - $90
First
$55 - $140
Serbian Railways
Website
srbvoz.rs
Night train from Thessaloniki to Skopje
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $19
Schedules at
srbvoz.rs
2nd Class Ticket
$7 - $11
1st Class Ticket
$12 - $19
Macedonian Railways (MZ)
Phone
+389 (2) 3 164 255
Website
mzt.mk
Train from Skopje to Belgrade
Ave. Duration
9 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $100
mzt.mk
mzt.mk
Greek Railways (OSE)
Website
trainose.gr
Night train from Thessaloniki to Beograd
Ave. Duration
38 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
trainose.gr
Book at
Raileurope.com
Bus operators
Portokalidis Tours
Website
portokalidistours.gr
Bus and ferry from Thessaloniki to Bologna
Ave. Duration
15 h 27 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$150 - $230
Schedules at
portokalidistours.gr
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus and ferry from Bologna to Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Book at
eurolines.ch
Simeonidis Tours
Phone
+30-2310540970
Email
info@simeonidistours.gr
Website
simeonidistours.gr
Bus from Thessaloniki Büro Simeonidis to Skopje Zob
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
simeonidistours.gr
Durmo Tours
Website
durmotours.com
Bus from Skopje to Zürich
Ave. Duration
24 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
durmotours.com.mk

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Eurowings, Olympic Air, Swiss and three other airlines offer flights from Thessaloniki Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 647+ hotels available in Switzerland. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Thessaloniki to Thessaloniki Airport is to shuttle which takes 42 min and costs .

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